Museums and the Web 2005
Demonstrations: Description
Photo Credits

See museum applications demonstrated by the people who created them.

Impacting and Inspiring Communities

Kristopher Barks, Nathan McClain Gallery, USA

Demonstration: Demonstrations - Session 2

Young artist's tragic death impacts and inspires community. Nathan McClain was an accomplished Illustrator who died unexpectedly and tragically in 1997 at the age of 24. In the summer of 2003, the Nathan McClain Gallery Web site ( was created as an on-line gallery to showcase his artwork and to be a memorial to his life. The Web site was established primarily for family/friends to share stories about Nathan and comment on his art. Since the launch of the Web site, the Nathan McClain on-line gallery has reconnected friends, mobilized grassroots efforts, and inspired the art community.